Percentage of the female population aged 15 and over who saw or talked to health professionals about physical, emotional or mental health in the past 12 months, by selected Aboriginal identity group, Canada, 2012
|Type of health professional|
|At least one health professional||Family doctor, general practitioner||Specialist||Nurse||Psychologist, social worker or counsellor|
|Total Aboriginal identity female population (excluding reserves)||89.0||83.5||41.8||32.3||19.0|
|Off-reserve First Nations||89.5||84.6||42.5||31.9||19.6|
|Non-Aboriginal identity female population||See note||82.1||37.3||15.3||Note ..: not available for a specific reference period|
| .. not available for a specific reference period
Note: The CCHS contains a more exhaustive list of health care professionals than the APS. As such, the indicator of ‘At least one health care professional’ is not comparable across surveys.
Source: Statistics Canada. Aboriginal Peoples Survey, 2012; Canadian Community Health Survey, 2012.
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